Launch of IFRS S1 and S2 Ushers in a New Era of Sustainability Governance

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About this Report:

GRI participated in the watershed launch of the ISSB’s groundbreaking standards, IFRS S1 and IFRS S2. This launch, consisting of three distinct sessions, highlighted the significance of these standards in shaping the future of sustainability reporting.

In the first panel, “Celebrate the New Global Baseline,” global consistency and alignment were emphasized, setting a new standard for sustainability reporting worldwide. The second panel, “Corporate Investor Dialogue,” engaged investor organizations in discussions that underscored the critical role of sustainability. “The Theory of Change,” the third panel, focused on the transformative power of change and the evolution of sustainability practices.

Read the publication to delve deeper into the background and purpose of these standards, explore the international support and expectations, discuss upcoming voluntary standards adoption in local jurisdictions, introduce financial report inclusion for greater transparency, and provide concluding thoughts on this exciting new era of sustainability governance.